Celebrities Who Shot Their Shot And Were Turned Down By Other Celebs

Anyone who has ever asked someone out or tried to approach someone they’re attracted to knows how nerve-wracking it can be. You’re putting yourself out there by shooting your shot and there’s no guarantee that it’ll turn out how you want.

You can take solace in knowing though that while you have been rejected a time or two, so have your favorite celebrities! Take a look at these celebrities who were shot down by other famous people.

Chris Rock Was “Uncle-Zoned” By Rihanna

You’ve heard of the friendzone, but what about the uncle zone? During an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, comedian Chris Rock talked about how he tried (and failed) to shoot his shot with singer Rihanna.

FENTY PUMA by Rihanna AW16 Collection - Backstage - Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week
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According to Rock, when he approached the musician she looked at him like he was “one of her aunts. She didn’t even register me as a sexual being.” Rihanna was so uninterested in him, “I was like, in the uncle zone.”